Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: Williston, North Dakota, US

Tractor and Equipment has a new opening for a Heavy Equipment Shop Technician at our Williston location. This is a key role in our company in which our mechanics are responsible for diagnosing and repairing of Caterpillar equipment including removing, repairing, assembling and installing. You will need to diagnose and troubleshoot engines, powertrains, electrical and hydraulic systems so experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment is essential. Due to the multiple projects you will be assigned, this position requires planning and organizing skills with a particular emphasis on controlling job costs. You will need to investigate, analyze and identify the problem in order to make recommendations that eliminates the issue.

Qualifications & Experience Needed: 

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Graduate of a 2-4 year vocational technical school or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Ability to stand up to eight hours per day and includes twisting, bending, squatting, sitting stooping and kneeling.
  • Flexibility to travel for extended periods of time to work with our customers
  • Experience working at a Caterpillar (CAT) dealership or with CAT products is preferred  


  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Company Housing available
  • Telehealth
  • Referral Bonus
  • 401k w/Company Match and Profit Sharing
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Excellent Recognition Program
  • Potential performance increases throughout the year

Harnish Group Inc. is the Caterpillar Dealer in central and western Washington, central and eastern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, northwestern North Dakota and the state of Alaska. Our Member Companies are N C Machinery, N C The Cat Rental Store, N C Power Systems, Tractor & Equipment Co., T & E  The Cat Rental Store, and SiTech, representing Caterpillar, and other manufacturers.  Our Mission is to help our customers succeed by providing premier business solutions delivered by engaged employees through teamwork and excellence. 

Harnish Group Inc. and Member Companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about Harnish Group Inc., please apply at www.tractorandequipment.com


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